To be held at the Creativ' Lab
As part of a holistic approach to creating fashion in a more sustainable way, choosing the right fibers and fabrics is a key starting point for creating change. But which materials qualify as suitable solutions for lowering the environmental footprint of fashion? Facing a growing population and emerging markets with increasing demand for consumer goods and resources, change within the current wasteful and polluting practices of the fashion and textile industry is inevitable.
This talk will give a diversified overview on the latest trends of new, innovative and future-proof materials that disrupt the system and minimize the negative impact already at the raw material stage, covering a broad range of material choices that are renewable, recycled from pre- and post-consumer waste, recyclable, biodegradable, based on biopolymers or from completely new sources for example from agricultural waste.
Guest speaker: Bryony BENNETT, Design Head - Intimates @ 6IXTY8IGHT
Jos Berry and her guest Bryony Bennett explore 20/21 trends against emerging challenges: Gen Z, the comfort factors, disruptive micro-multinationals, ethical production and diversity.
Tmall – Alibaba group, the Chinese e-commerce giant will reveal how Intimate Apparel market nowadays has been progressed, changed and restructured; how different customers layers see Intimate Apparel’s trends moving forward, where the potential consumer groups in this industry are, and what their new desires, trends, and focuses are.
Gabriel is the co-founder, lean expert, the creator of Guangzhou Qianyu Intelligent Technology Co., LTD., the world's first intelligent manufacturing underwear enterprise.
He has 17+ years work experience in IT industry FOXCONN and BYD, from R&D Engineer, Program Manager, R&D dept Manager, Factory Director to company General Manager. In 2016, Gabriel stepped into underwear industry and established Guangzhou Qianyu intelligent technology co., LTD. Introduced advanced management concepts of the mobile phone industry, promoted lean production and carried out intelligent underwear research and development and manufacturing reform, and successfully created the world's first intelligent manufacturing underwear enterprise.
Announcement of the 6 winners of the UP-AN-COMING DESIGNERS CATWALK SHOW
Hannah LANE, Communication and Sponsorship Director @ REDRESS
Sharleen ERNSTER, Founder & CEO @ WE ARE HAH
Gloria YAO, Director - Project Development @ The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel Limited
Circularity is the buzz word of the fashion industry, but achieving it can seem like a quest for the holy grail. This panel will explore how realistic circularity is for the intimates sector, and look at the challenges and opportunities for both extending the life of garments and increasing end of life recovery for recycling, through the lens of decision making in design.
The swimsuits market is growing fast in China; many brands are benefiting from a large community of consumers in this market. However, to adapt to China’s market, it is essential for international brands to have a better understanding of consumers’ demands, promotion channels, and market trends.
Understand and identify consumer behavior through the genesis of their attitudes, their societal implications and cultural drivers as indicators of macro trends. Analysis of fashion codes setting a new landscape of consumers' desires, immersive sales systems for a relationship to changing fashion processes.
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